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Digital Publishing Pros & Cons

Posted by Sylvie Burstein on April 13, 2017 in Brand, Group | No Comments
As with any brand, it is always a challenge to publish content online without losing the beauty or integrity of the piece. Sometimes we try too hard to make content work online and it loses it luster or it appears too flat. Other times, we print things we think wont work online and they end [...]

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Stepping Into the Imaginative World of Dr. Seuss

Posted by Chris Richards on February 13, 2017 in Group | No Comments
One of the many simple pleasures of living in a big city like Chicago is the abundance of different art galleries and museums. There are plenty to visit to expand the mind on any given day. One of my particular favorites that I visit time and time again is The Art of Dr. Seuss gallery. [...]

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Seeking Discomfort

Posted by Rebecca Seiler on January 4, 2017 in Group | No Comments
There was a time when I thought that I would be in Cincinnati forever. It was close to my family, big enough to feel exciting and I had a community. I was comfortable. At my college graduation, however, the commencement speaker completely disrupted my vision. Kirk Perry, the president of brand solutions at Google and [...]

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Nostalgia for the Holidays

Posted by Chris Richards on December 28, 2016 in Group | No Comments
It’s that time of year again - late December. The holiday season is upon us. It has begun. Each person celebrates the holidays in his or her own way. However, we all have one simple thing in common; holiday traditions. These traditions can range from family get-togethers, specific meals, reoccurring destinations and activities, or simply just [...]

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Ultimate Summers

Posted by Jessi LeDonne on December 20, 2016 in Group, Health | No Comments
If you’ve ever had the chance to be out in Chicago at 6am on a Saturday, you know how peaceful and calm this typically active city can be. I get the opportunity to experience this almost every Saturday May–October. As my Logan Square neighbors sleep, I’m frantically collecting a duffle bag for the weekend while [...]

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Traveling With Gratitude: My First Thanksgiving

Posted by Kate Darmody on December 9, 2016 in Group | No Comments
In 2015 I departed the rich soils of Australia, traversing many latitudes around the world, immersing myself in experiences that’s would inevitably teach me a new sense of being. I reveled in the challenge and discomfort, the spontaneity and culture. And in mid 2016, I found myself residing in the electrifying city of Chicago, in [...]

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Cards That Mean Something

Posted by Erin Kalisz on December 8, 2016 in Group | No Comments
During this holiday season, the HBG team decided to put our creative juices to charitable use and participate in the ritual of making holiday and winter themed cards for children who are in the hospital. Stepping away from our computers and doing something with our hands felt both inspiring and a little bit like grade [...]

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Always In Between

Posted by Emma Ensley on November 28, 2016 in Group | No Comments
A few weeks ago I attended a Creative Mornings talk given by the Chicago design duo, Sonnenzimmer. Sonnenzimmer is undoubtedly unique. The talk began with a musical performance and a video of an abstracted sunrise. Cut, collaged and torn papers were projected instead of the usual PowerPoint or Keynote presentation. I’ve been to several Creative [...]

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Healthcare Marketing Conference: Walgreens Spotlight

Posted by Sylvie Burstein on November 8, 2016 in Group | No Comments
On October 26, my colleagues and I attended the Healthcare Marketing Summit, hosted by Digital Microphone. We signed up for the event in the hopes of hearing from some major companies on the topics of digital marketing. The event featured speakers from Abbott, Baxter, Blue Chip Marketing, Edelman, FCB Chicago, Lundbeck, Notice Agency, RBK Healthcare [...]

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7 Ways To Make Your Mornings Easier

Posted by Kate Darmody on November 7, 2016 in Group | No Comments
Even in the summer months I am not the best morning person and I have always been envious of those who spring out of bed ready to high-five life. But now that winter is upon us, the unfortunate morning struggle has become that much harder. It is dark outside and cold but not all hope [...]

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